The Indiana Insider Blog

Tag Archives: restaurant

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival Coming to Danville, IN May 17-18

If you loved The Andy Griffith Show growing up, you’ll be pleased to learn you can have your own taste of Mayberry in downtown Danville, Indiana, in Hendricks County (west of Indianapolis). With home cooking and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia around, Read more >

Scotty’s Brewhouse in Indianapolis Unveils New Menu

Scotty’s Brewhouse and I are old friends. Not me and Scott Wise, the owner. Scotty’s Brewhouse. I remember when the first Brewhouse came to Ball State, tearing down the old Mugly’s and putting up a brand new restaurant in its Read more >

The Patachou Franchise

I remember as a young girl going to Café Patachou with my dad every Saturday morning for cinnamon toast. To this day, my dad and I still visit the breakfast/lunch spot on a relatively regular basis, although some things have Read more >

Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 1

Day 1, Morgan County It’s Friday evening, I’m sitting in Zydeco’s Cajun restaurant in Mooresville, Indiana. I’ve got a beer on the table, and New Orleans gospel music blowing in my right ear. I’m on a Hendricks County travel writing Read more >

Drive-In in Decatur

In Decatur, Indiana there is a time machine that will take you back to the 1950’s and have you asking for a second helping of fries. I found it because long drives require breaks every now and then. Recently, on one of Read more >

Thirty-Six Saloon

    The Thirty-Six Saloon has been a staple in Rockville, Indiana for many years. Located on Highway 36 about 30 miles North of Terre Haute and 60 miles West of Indianapolis. It started as a small bar, before my Read more >

Destination Downtown Lafayette

I had the privilege of spending the morning in Downtown Lafayette the other day. I was amazed at all the unique shops located within walking distance of each other. It took the entire morning to make my way through each Read more >

Traders Point Creamery

Tucked in a littler corner on Indy’s northwest side is Traders Point Creamery. While it is literally minutes from downtown, once you step onto their grounds you immediately feel like you are a hundred miles away from any city. I Read more >